30 Jun '16, 7am

Fallen Black Watch WW1 soldier finally laid to rest

WW1 Black Watch soldier finally laid to rest Dr Ian Morrison, the 90-year-old nephew of a soldier who died in World War 1, has recently paid a poignant visit to Fort George to meet his Uncle’s military descendants after the remains of Lance Corporal John Morrison, 1st Battalion Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) were discovered at Cuinchy (near Arras), France. LCpl Morrison was given a full ceremonial burial on 27 July in Arras, France, with The Black Watch, 3rd Battalion The Royal Regiment of Scotland soldiers bearing the coffin, firing the salute and playing the pipes. Remains discovered LCpl Morrison’s remains were discovered in 2014 together with a spoon engraved with his service number – 5181. This, and insignia found with the remains, led the MOD’s Joint Casualty and Compassionate Centre (JCCC) to trace Dr Morrison and his cousin, Sheila Thomson (age 92), as LCpl Morris...

Full article: http://www.army.mod.uk/news/28613.aspx

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